Expert reviewed Alzheimer’s and Dementia News

Month: March 2021

Major Surgery May Accelerate the Slide into Alzheimer’s Disease
Having a major surgical procedure may speed the onset of Alzheimer’s disease or worsen its progression, researchers report. The findings…
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People With Dementia Are More Likely to Get Covid, and not Recover From It
People with dementia are twice as likely to get Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, and four times…
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Higher Blood Pressure at Night Tied to Increased Alzheimer’s Risk
Blood pressure typically varies over the course of 24 hours, and is typically lower at night than during the day.…
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People with Depression or Anxiety May Develop Alzheimer’s at Younger Ages
Depression and anxiety are tied to earlier onset of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a new report. The study found that…
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Secrets of the Super Agers
What keeps someone mentally sharp into their 70s, 80s, 90s and beyond? Researchers at Northwestern University School of Medicine are…
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Writing Samples May Predict Onset of Alzheimer’s Years Later
It’s long been known that people with Alzheimer’s disease have struggles with language that worsen as the disease progresses. Now…
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